Aquilino Brillantes was born 1872 in Banate, Iloilo, Spanish East Indies to Vicente Brillantes and Andrea Juanico . He married Francisca Pelagio y Villaruel in Banate, Iloilo, Philippines, Spanish East Indies.

Documents of Genealogical Importance[edit | edit source]

The extant documents recording the existence of Aquilino Brillantes y Juanico are the registry of marriage of his children in the Canonical Books (from year 1910 to 1935) of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Parish in Banate, Iloilo in the Philippines. In these records, his name appears together with that of his wife, Francisca Pelagio (daughter of Pedro Pelagio and Concepcion Villaruel). At least in the matrimonial records of their children Francisco, Agrifina, Circuncision, and Marta the names of Aquilino and Francisca are still legible in these documents.

Burial Registry of Torribio Pelagio, brother of Francisca Palagio, indicating the names of their parents Pedro Pelagio and Concepcion Villaruel.

During the 2007 reunion of the descendants of his maternal grandfather Don Tomas Juanico (elected Gobernadorcillo of Banate in 1855),[1] the names of his parents, Doña Andrea Juanico y Balderas and Don Vicente Brillantes y Blancaflor of Barotac Nuevo, were confirmed by his relatives. His other sibblings were also identified as follows:

  • Julian
  • Petronilo
  • Arcadio

(Cf. also Principalía.)

Descendants[edit | edit source]

The children of Aquilino Brillantes y Juanico and Francisca Pelagio are as folows:

  • Agrifina Brillantes y Pelagio, m. Quintin Vargas, on 10 July 1910, at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Banate, Iloilo.
  • Francisco Brillantes (1892-1981), m. Josefina Madrid (1902-1976), on 7 January 1923, at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Banate, Iloilo.
  • Circuncision Brillantes y Pelagio, m. Eliseo Villaruel, on 12 January 1930, at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Banate, Iloilo.
  • Ananias Brillantes y Pelagio, m. Felisa ---
  • Aniceta Brillantes y Pelagio, m. Salustiano Deriada
  • Marta Brillantes y Pelagio, m. Eugenio Espinosa, on 24 April 1937, at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Banate, Iloilo.

Notes and references[edit | edit source]

Notes:

  • Marriage Registry Roman Catholic Parish of St. John the Baptist in Banate, Iloilo, Philippines (1910 -1935). Couple: Francisco Brillantes y Pelagio and Josefina Madrid y Balderas. Date: 7 January 1923.
  • Marriage Registry Roman Catholic Parish of St. John the Baptist in Banate, Iloilo, Philippines (1910 -1935). Couple: Agrifina Brillantes y Pelagio and Quintin Vargas. Date: 10 July 1910.
  • Marriage Registry Roman Catholic Parish of St. John the Baptist in Banate, Iloilo, Philippines (1910 -1935). Couple: Circuncision Brillantes y Pelagio and Eliseo Villaruel. Date: 12 January 1930.
  • Marriage Registry Roman Catholic Parish of St. John the Baptist in Banate, Iloilo, Philippines (1910 -1935). Couple: Marta Brillantes y Pelagio and Eugenio Espinosa. Date: 24 April 1937.
  • Death Certificate of Francisco Brillantes y Pelagio issued by the Municipality of Banate, Iloilo, Philippines, N. 51 (E-81).
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